Wm. E. Boucher Banjo c. 1850
26" scale length with a 3.25" deep 12 inch rim. Has a rich deep tone when tuned to minstrel tunings of the 19th Century.
William Esperance Boucher Jr.
His banjo gained widespread distribution during the middle of the 19th Century. They were commonly used in Minstrel Shows and carried by soldiers of both sides during the Civil War.